Belarusians in the UK

Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum
Open to the public almost daily, but you should first check with the librarian. Alexander Nadson (tel / fax 020-84455358), to make sure that the library will be open at a time when you want to come. Address: 37 Holden Road, London N12 8HS. Web site: http://skaryna.org.uk/

Association of Belarusians in Great Britain
Established in 1946, Association of Belarusians in Great Britain (ZBVB) is the oldest of the Belarusian organization in the UK. Every year in March, ZBVB organizes the commemoration of the Belarusian National Republic, and – in November – the anniversary of Slutsk uprising. Language of the organisation – Belarusian. Mailing Address: 52 Penn Road, London, N7 9RE. Web site: http://www.zbvb.org.uk/

Belarusian Greek Catholic (Uniate) Church
Located at 39 Holden Road, N12 8HS. Services take place every weekday evening at 6 pm and at 10.30 am on Sunday.

Belarusian Orthodox Community
The Belarusian Orthodox Community of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk (Ecumenical Patriarchate) holds services on the premises of Holy Innocents’ Church (Paddenswick Road, London W6 0UB, Metro Station Ravenscourt Park – District Line). Contact phone: (0) 20 76099982 (Ms. Elena Senka).

Belarusian Charitable Trust
At the moment – the only UK charity run by Belarusians. It allocates small grants to support the Belarusian living in the UK and Belarusian cultural initiatives in Belarus and abroad. Mailing Address: 52 Penn Road, London, N7 9RE. Information about the fund on the web site of Charity Comission.

Professional Union of Belarusians in Britain
Professional Union of Belarusians in Britain (PUBB) is a London-based by invitation-only members’ club of  Belarusian professionals.  Since 2009 PUBB organises social events for Belarusian young professionals working in London. The organisation’s goal is to facilitate personal, social and business connections and create a Belarusian-language environment for UK-based Belarusian young professionals. Web site: http://pubb.org.uk